CEKOV is a non-profit training and consulting organisation established in 2008. The main activities of organisation are in the field of lifelong learning and providing consulting services in preparation and implementation of projects financed by EU. Our aim is to improve access to the labour market and to boost sustainable employment. We have rich skills in analysis, development and implementation of innovative training programs focused on sustainable employment, green jobs in circular economy, programs for development of entrepreneurship for young people, innovation of school educational programs for youth, social inclusion projects, development and implementation of educational and training programs for vulnerable groups / disadvantaged people, regional and local development especially in social inclusion – labour market – employment. We actively work in the field public administration efficiency improvement, with a focus on circular economy and waste management policy, creation of sustainable green jobs in this field.
CSI We are a team of professionals with over 50 years of collective experiences in the fields of Education, System Rationalization, Information & Communications Technologies, Entrepreneurship, Social Innovation, Global Health Process – Life Sciences, Business Forensic Intervention, Youth Development & Motivation, and Resource Realignment with Goals and Objectives.
Members of our Founding Team worked in three continents and collaborated with organizations and individuals from various countries. They also worked in the Equity Capital and Venture Capital fields through which they made significant contributions in the development of a number of businesses in various fields.
They bring all these experiences to the support the identification of systemic problems and to the development and implementation of smart and sustainable solutions to difficult social problems.
Our Team is focusing on developing and introducing disruptive solutions to systemic social, education and economic problems. The disruptive solutions to the systemic problems that we identify are developed through various layers of interaction with stakeholders. The interaction at the stakeholder layer is achieved through brainstorming, field research and focus groups and at the scientific level is done through literature and scientific research reviews. Our purpose is to systematically and systemically interfere in the social fabric to allow, encourage and facilitate a better quality of life for as many people as possible.
We believe that Quality of Life improves when the process of Social Innovation is leveraged to attain Social Justice, to solve Systemic Problems and develop solutions that may provide opportunities for individuals and organizations.
Fondo Provinciale Milanese per la Cooperazione Internazionale
The Milan Province Fund for International Cooperation (FPMCI) is an Association for Social Promotion composed by about 22 Local Authorities and over fifty entities including many Milan NGOs, Universities, public companies, foundations and associations
We provide all Local Authorities interested in international cooperation and local development with a coordinated environment where they can receive support in technical, information, organizational and inter relational issues.
•We capitalize the expertise and excellence of Local Authorities and other entities to support international solidarity actions contributing to the respect for human rights, social justice, non-discrimination and a sustainable human development.
•We foster the networking between Local Authorities and communities from different areas at both European and International level.
•We co-finance and implement International and Decentralized Cooperation projects thanks to the contribution of the associated members.
Our philosophy of intervention:
– overlapping decentralized cooperation and local development
-giving the main role to LAs as actors of decentralized cooperation
-supporting the active role of local communities The organization hands down the best practices by enhancing the excellences of our local territory, i.e. the province of Milan. It believes that Local Authorities can be great actors of cooperation and effective agents of local development. It is worth working for and with them!
We worked in 12 Country in the world and do more of 20 project about international cooperation.
The IPSantarém is a public polytechnic higher education institution, at the service of society, committed to the high level qualification of the citizens, destined to the production and diffusion of the knowledge, creation, transmission and diffusion of the professional knowledge, culture, science, technology, the arts, guided research and experimental development, emphasizing the centrality of the student and the surrounding community, within an international frame of reference.
It was created on 26 December 1979 by Decree-Law No 513 T / 79. In the beginning, it comprised the Agrarian Superior School of Santarém and the School of Education of Santarém. At the end of 1985, the School of Management and Technology of Santarém was created. In 1986, Tomar’s School of Technology was integrated into the Institute, which in 1997 gave rise to the Polytechnic Institute of Tomar. In 1997, the School of Sports of Rio Maior was created and in 2001 it was integrated the School of Health of Santarém.
The IPSantarém is recognized as a pole of development and a reference in training, culture and research developed in the region, created in the 70’s, currently comprises five High Schools, four in the city of Santarém and one in the city of Rio Maior. Integrated in the Institute are also the Social Services, which provide students with accommodation, scholarships, canteens, medical support, as well as a set of sports facilities for the practice of different modalities, some extensive to the community of the city.
IPSantarém promotes institutional cooperation as well as the effective mobility of all its agents, both nationally and internationally, in particular in the European higher education area and in the community of Portuguese speaking countries.
It participates in activities linked to society, such as the dissemination and transfer of knowledge, as well as economic valuation of scientific knowledge, and ensures that all duly qualified citizens have access to higher education and lifelong learning.
The area of influence of the Polytechnic Institute of Santarém covers the districts of Santarém, Lisbon, Leiria and Setúbal.
Magenta Consultoría Projects S.L.U. is a consultancy company specialised in gender equality, social areas and European projects. Magenta’s philosophy is based on people and on the idea of contributing to build a better society. For that purpose, we develop different projects targeted to youngsters, women, vulnerable groups and people at social risk in order to promote their inclusion and help develop their skills. Besides the development of European projects in a wide range of areas, Magenta also offers tailored-made training programmes combining training in formal and non-formal education; language courses and mobility programmes including all related activities (trainings, workshops, job-shadowing, internships, cultural activities…). Through our work and programmes we daily invest our efforts on promoting equal opportunities for all and the re-build of an equal and fair society.
Meath Partnership is a county-wide organisation responsible for the design and implementation of local, rural and community development programmes across our region. We specialise in building the capacity of local communities through the design and implementation of a range of projects and programmes tackling persistent incidence of exclusion and disadvantage. We are a not-for-profit organisation with charitable status and employ 33 full-time staff. We are responsible for the implementation of the LEADER Rural Development Programme in our territory, and focus on improving the economic, social and cultural quality of life through the creation of sustainable rural communities in County Meath with a strong focus on the circular economy. Through the Social Inclusion Programme (SICAP), we work with marginalised individuals within the most disadvantaged communities in our region targeting those furthest from access to education, training and employment, particularly youth at the highest risk of social exclusion. Meath Partnership is a nationally accredited QQI training provider, and we promote and invest in the use of technology to support access to lifelong learning opportunities through the development of model programmes that demonstrate the educational effectiveness of technology amongst our clients and target groups. We deliver a variety of training and up-skilling courses aimed at improving the skills, capacity and employability of people living in County Meath.
PRISM supports the social, cultural and economic development of the territory in which it operates. It acts as a qualified development agent able to monitor and boost in the territory the development policies promoted by local and transnational bodies, in particular by the European Union through structural funds and direct funding programmes managed by the European Commission or its executive agencies. The PRISM mission is about promoting development that is:
• local, by promoting territorial identity and potential of endogenous resources;
• based on an effective local governance and development of social capital;
• sustainable, by meeting the needs of present generations without jeopardizing the ability of futures generations to meet their own needs.
STIMMULI is a social innovation research organisation working on projects focused on social impact. We design and develop new approaches, innovative projects, effective practices and tools to enhance social innovation. Our work aims at harnessing the power of collaboration between universities, nonprofits, social enterprises, businesses and governments, to address pressing societal challenges more effectively and on a wider scale. Our vision is to support people to become powerful catalysts for social change. To achieve that, we design and implement educational and empowerment projects that cultivate changemaking attitudes, inject entrepreneurial thinking and nudge behavioural shifts for more sustainable lifestyles. Our main activities are:
Learning design and assessment: STIMMULI designs inclusive educational programmes and curriculum for equipping learners of all educational levels (from primary and secondary to higher and adult level education) with 21st century competencies (social, civic and entrepreneurial), fostering knowledge, understanding and ownership of values and attitudes.
Training and capacity building: STIMMULI develops tailored made material and programmes and delivers training and capacity building activities to individuals and organisations with the aim to provide them with the required knowledge, skills and attitudes for strengthening a culture of continuous social innovation.
Social Research: STIMMULI carries out research on a variety of topics related to social innovation, education, (social) entrepreneurship and sustainable development by employing a mix of tools.
Project Management: Our team brings more than 10 years of experience in the coordination, management, financial monitoring and reporting of EU funded projects. Leveraging this experience STIMMULI has the capacity to design, develop and coordinate successful and impactful projects.